Resume

Education

MA in Education, Higher Education Administration, University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX  |  Summer 2018

BA in English, Texas State University
San Marcos, TX  |  2013
Honors College

Moscow Plus Program, The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX  |  Summer 2012
10-week intensive Russian Language study at UT Austin and the International University at Moscow

Professional Experience

Academic Program Specialist, Palo Alto College
San Antonio, TX  |  September 2014 – Present
Manage a reading/writing tutoring center for developmental English students; supervise tutors; work with INRW faculty to improve curriculum and improve service; develop multimedia learning resources for students; create lessons and presentations for reading/writing topics; work with Tutoring Services colleagues to support department initiatives.

Creator and Staff Advisor for twice-yearly student-produced literature and arts publication, Eleven Rivers Review: Palo Alto College Student Literary and Arts (Jan. 2015 – present)

Palo Alto College Staff Council President, Palo Alto College
San Antonio, TX  |  September 2014 – Present

Chairman of Essay Grading, Texas Academic Decathlon
San Antonio, TX  |  February 2015 – Present

Freelance Journalist, The Rivard Report
San Antonio, TX  |  March 2014 – August 2015
Contributed articles, including exclusive coverage of the 2014 NBA Finals, for the local online magazine directed by former San Antonio Express News editor Robert Rivard.

Academic Tutor, University of Texas Department of Athletics
Austin, TX  |  October 2012 – August 2014
Tutor undergraduate student-athletes in writing, literature, philosophy; taught research skills; taught formatting for MLA, APA, and Chicago styles.

New-Tutor Trainer, University of Texas Department of Athletics
Austin, TX  |  Fall 2013
Part of a three-person team of veteran tutors to train new tutors on NCAA guidelines and good tutor practices.

Writing Tutor, Texas State University Round Rock Higher Education Center
Round Rock, TX   |  July 2011 – May 2012
Part of a two-person team that has established and run a new writing center. Tutored undergraduate students in composition, grammar, spelling, punctuation; tutored English language learners; taught formatting for MLA and APA for research papers.

Workshop Leader, Texas State University Round Rock Higher Education Center
Round Rock, TX  |  Spring 2012
Conducted two one-hour workshops for Texas State undergraduate and graduate students on the American Psychological Association (APA) writing style as well as a workshop titled, “Surviving the In-Class Essay.”

Publications

The Rivard Report
Olympian Dara Torres Reintroduces Moms, Kids to Swimming – August 8, 2015
Voter Support Brings ‘Year of Swim,’ Michael Phelps to SA – August 1, 2015
BALLER Camps Bring Free Basketball, Life Lessons to Westside – July 16, 2015
Jason Echols: MMA Trainer for Tim Duncan and Others – May 1, 2015
Photo Gallery: Watching The Spurs Win at The Friendly Spot – April 25, 2015
Ready or Not: Paper Tiger to Open With Free Concerts – March 15, 2015
The Boys of Edgewood, Community Champs – December 20, 2014
Big League Weekend Aims to Improve Baseball Experience at Alamodome – November 19, 2014
Get Ready: San Antonio to Host 2018 NCAA Final Four – November 14, 2014
Alamodome Facelift Key to San Antonio’s Men’s Final Four Bid – September 8, 2014
Daily Workouts Keep Vela Young at 94 – August 17, 2014
Hammon Closes One Chapter, Opens Another – August 16, 2014
Why and How to be a San Antonio Stars Fan – August 7, 2014
[Exclusive Coverage of the 2014 NBA Finals]
Spurs Get Sweet Relief in Game 5 – June 16, 2014
Conversation: Spurs Equipment Manager Travis Wade  – June 15, 2014
Spurs Win, Commerce Street Floods With Fandom – June 13, 2014
Spurs, Family, and Tacos at Tony’s Bar – June 11, 2014
A Ticket for Earline: A Loyal Spurs Fan in Waiting – June 9, 2014
Heat & High Costs Don’t Deter Spurs Diehards – June 7, 2014
Maverick Music Festival: A Successful San Antonio Original – March 23, 2014

Skills

  • Writing and editing
  • Research
  • Statistical analysis
  • AP, APA, MLA and Chicago Styles
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Presentational speaking

Languages

  • Limited working proficiency in Spanish and Russian
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